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Nepal interested in buying Bangladeshi firm's Covid-19 vaccine

Bangladesh Bank to start financial interoperability system from October 27

As soon as the corona vaccine is approved, we will bring it first: Health Minister

Speedboat sinks in river, 5 passengers missing

ICT issues death warrant against Syed Kaiser

Vaccines against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually: WHO Official

Moscow/Sputnik, October 17: Any safe and effective vaccine against COVID-19 may not need to be administered annually, unlike vaccines for influenza, Dr. Richard Mihigo, the program area manager for immunization and vaccine development at the World Health Organization's (WHO) Regional Office for Africa, told Sputnik in an interview.

Tibetan representatives meet WHO, UN officials in Delhi, demand probe in COVID-19 virus origin

New Delhi: Meeting World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations (UN) officials in Delhi, representatives of 10 Tibetan associations submitted a memorandum where they demanded a transparent investigation into the source of the infection.

Record number of countries contribute data revealing disturbing rates of antimicrobial resistance: WHO

Geneva: A record number of countries are now monitoring and reporting on antibiotic resistance - marking a major step forward in the global fight against drug resistance. But the data they provide reveals that a worrying number of bacterial infections are increasingly resistant to the medicines at hand to treat them.

Donald Trump hopes COVID-19 vaccine will be available by end of 2020, attacks China

Washington: US President Donald Trump has said he believes a vaccine for the COVID-19 drug will be available by the end of 2020.

Taiwan makes public December email to WHO showing caution about COVID-19 outbreak

Taipei: Giving more fuel to the suspicion of the World Health Organisation (WHO)'s collusion with China over the COVID-19 outbreak, Taiwan has recently released an email which was sent to the organisation cautioning it of the pandemic virus.

Experts warn of China trying to take advantage of Covid-19 situation, Japan moves to shift production

Beijing: With China claiming that it is significantly recovering from COVID-19 crisis while other nations, including the UK and the US are struggling to contain the virus, some experts believe Beijing is trying to exploit the situation to its own advantage.

COVID19: WHO shamed again for backing China after official refuses to recognise Taiwan

Geneva/Taipei: The World Health Organization (WHO), which is under fire for its alleged efforts to protect China over the transmission of coronavirus, has been slammed again for its bias against Taiwan, which is officially known as the Republic of China (ROC) and has been governed independently despite the Chinese claim of the island nation as its province.

WHO supports measles campaign targeting millions of children in northern Nigeria

New York: More than 28 million children in northern Nigeria will be protected against measles and meningitis through an immunization campaign carried out by the authorities alongside international partners, including the World Health Organization (WHO).

UN health agency identifies 5-year-old Congolese boy as first confirmed case of Ebola in Uganda

New York, June 12: The World Health Organization (WHO) and Ministry of Health, confirmed on Tuesday the first case of the deadly Ebola virus in Uganda, stemming from the nearly year-long current outbreak in neighbouring Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

Under-fives' daily screen time should be kept to 60 minutes only, warns WHO

New York, Apr 25: Toddlers should spend no more than 60 minutes passively watching a screen every day, while babies under 12 months should have none, to ensure that they grow up fit and well, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday, as part of a campaign to tackle the global obesity crisis.

‘Repeated attacks’ could close down key hospital in eastern Libya, says WHO

New York, Dec 28: The World Health Organization (WHO) has strongly condemned an armed attack in Al Jala Hospital in Libya’s second-largest city of Benghazi, which took place on Tuesday, warning that further assaults could shutter the key facility.

Impressive African health gains at risk from changing trends: WHO report

New York, Aug 31: Life expectancy across Africa has improved significantly, says a new United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) report released on Thursday, but national health systems must be improved to ensure that services get to the people who need them most.

Funding shortfalls threaten health services for a million vulnerable Iraqis, says UN health agency

New York, July 19: Almost one million vulnerable Iraqis will have to go without basic medicines and other life-saving healthcare if funding is not found to save critical health facilities, the United Nations health agency said on Tuesday.

Emergency meeting called as Ebola spreads to Congolese city – UN health agency

New York, May 18: The World Health Organization (WHO) is convening an emergency meeting on Friday to “consider the international risks” of the latest outbreak of the deadly disease Ebola, which has now moved to an urban area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

'Bad' fats targeted in new global health guidelines

New York, May 5: People everywhere need to cut down on their consumption of artery-clogging fatty foods, the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging, in a new report released on Friday.